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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: May 4, 2011 1:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Safety Masters for Europe '72 tapes

Audiolab Tape Degausser MODEL TD-5 - The Big Boy

The industry work-horse for erasing data, formatting and calibration tracks necessary to re-use DLT media. The TD-5 is a high energy degausser designed to erase all formats of audio, video, computer and digital media up to 2200 oersteds.

The Audiolab TD-5 Professional Degausser is designed to handle all formats of cassettes and tape reels up to 16 inches in diameter and up to 2200 oersteds. With the option to choose between two degaussing field strengths, the TD-5 is like having two degaussers in one. The first one being a continuous duty degausser for erasing formats such as VHS, diskettes and audio cassettes. The second being an intermittent duty degausser with a stronger degaussing field designed to erase high coercivity tapes such as Beta SP, DLT, D2-D9, M-II, and all Digital Video tape formats.

Key Benefits

• One deguasser to erase all formats of media.
• Erases metal particle tapes such as Beta SP, DLT, DVCPRO, DVCam.
• Continuous duty capability.
• Automatic cooling system included.

Power Requirements: 10A @ 110 VAC, 50 or 60 Hz 5A @ 220 VAC, 50 or 60 Hz

Field Strength, Gauss: High - 3700, Low - 2250

Dimensions: 13 x 17 x 4 in. (33 x 43 x 10.2 cm)

Net Weight: 42 lbs. (19 kg); Shipping - 48 lbs. (21.7 kg)
"Lost" video tapes discussions

a reel of 2-inch quad videotape
compared to a miniDV videocassette
We Need Your Help, please. Some of us are trying to track down some lost video tapes. We would like to interview crew and staff members who may be able to help out. This process includes getting individual's names and their contact information. Suggestions, donations for transfer costs, and good ideas are welcomed. Duke University alumni are encouraged to apply.

please help • Copenhagen, Denmark TV crew

please help • Duke University alumni

please help • Louisville, Kentucky TV crew

please help • Denver, Colorado TV crew

European Tour 1972 • Tivolis Koncertsal • Copenhagen, Denmark tapes
produced and engineered by a Copenhagen TV station
• videotaped on two-inch quad reels
• April 17, 1972 lost video tapes details
Jerry Garcia Band • Duke University tapes • Page Auditorium
produced by Duke students
• videotaped on three 7-inch reels of ½" video tape, "sitting" in Duke's Archives
• April 4, 1976 lost video tapes details
Bluegrass Alliance band with Vince Gill • WDRB-TV studio tapes • Louisville, KY
produced by Monte Barry, Mike Harpring, and Steve Doss
• videotaped on two-inch quad reels
• May, 1976 lost video tapes details
Telluride Bluegrass Festival 1985 • Challenger Productions tapes • Denver free lance crew
engineered by Glenn Hill & Monte Barry
• videotaped on one-inch reels
• June 21-23, 1985 lost video tapes details
The 12th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival -- June 21-23, 1985
Emmylou Harris and the Hot Band • John Hartford • Seldom Scene • Tony Trischka and Skyline • Hot Rize • Tony Rice • Nashville Bluegrass Band • Chris Daniels and the Kings • New Grass Revival • Doc and Merle Watson • The David Grisman Quintet • Peter Rowan and Crucial Country • Mark O’Connor • Bryan Bowers • Alaska’s Hobo Jim


Monte's Taper Handbook
important new videos coming into circulation